GMAT Prep

Your Business School Application: Start Yesterday

By - Feb 4, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Anyone interested in full-time MBA programs hopefully already knows that most institutions have Round 1 application deadlines in or near the month of October. Yet, it is likely that a sizable percentage of those interested, perhaps even the majority, do not know anything about business...

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Finding Flaws in the Argument: Part I

By - Feb 3, 21:00 PM   Comments [0]

When we say that someone is “always finding flaws” in another person, we usually mean that in an unflattering way. However, the AWA Argument essay is where you can allow this flaw-finding faculty of yours to shine, if you have it.

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The Hidden Tactic

By - Feb 3, 21:00 PM   Comments [0]

Although most students know how to determine the prime factorization of a number, only rarely will you see a question phrased so bluntly. More likely, the question will hint at the issue in a roundabout fashion:

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What Is The Author Trying To Prove?

By - Feb 3, 21:00 PM   Comments [0]

Today we will focus on how to identify a conclusion in an argument. A conclusion is a position, opinion or judgment reached after consideration of evidence or facts.

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The Modern GMAT’s Ancient Roots

By - Feb 3, 21:00 PM   Comments [0]

Mathematics credits its most famous formula to a legendary Greek, Pythagoras of Samos. This gem of trigonometry has had far-reaching impact in every sphere of mathematics and appears quite frequently on the GMAT.

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Finding Flaws in the Argument: Part II

By - Feb 3, 21:00 PM   Comments [0]

Yesterday we took a look at identifying assumptions in Argument essay questions, and today we’ll take a deeper look on how you can further dismantle the argument made.

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GMAT Problem Solving Practice: The Solution

By - Feb 3, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Did you try out Friday’s GMAT problem solving practice question? If not, give it a try before you look at the solution. Here’s a reminder: A theater charges $12 for seats in the orchestra and $8 for seats in the balcony.  On a certain night, a...

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GMAT Problem Solving Practice

By - Jan 31, 09:33 AM   Comments [2]

It’s time again for some GMAT practice. Hey, I know you’re gearing up for a weekend of football and snacks, but why not set aside a few minutes to try this practice problem before you put on your beer hat? Here, I’ll even give you...

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Student Stories: Breaking the 700 GMAT barrier

By - Jan 31, 07:47 AM   Comments [0]

We are excited to launch a new series on our blog called Student Stories, which will feature Economist GMAT Tutor students sharing what worked—and more importantly, what didn’t work—on their GMAT journeys.

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Technology and Your GMAT Prep

By - Jan 30, 13:28 PM   Comments [0]

The GMAT is in many ways a technological marvel. Thousands of locations across the globe instantly report scores on the same test. The computer-adaptive test adapts to your skill level, adjusting difficulty on a question by question basis. Every center is equipped with a state-of-the-art palm scanner for additional...

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